At least 36 killed in road accident in Eastern China

At least 36 killed in road accident in Eastern China
# 29 September 2019 08:30 (UTC +04:00)

At least 36 people were killed and 36 more injured as a result of a serious road accident in the Chinese eastern province of Jiangsu, APA reports citing Xinhua.

The accident occurred on Saturday morning in the Chinese city-county of Yixing, when a bus carrying 69 passengers swerved into oncoming traffic and crashed into a truck.

According to preliminary information, the accident was possibly caused by a tire blowout.

Local police have cleared the area and all of the injured passengers have been transported to a local hospital. Local authorities have launched an invesitgation into the incident.

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